If you or a loved one has experienced a stroke, you likely remember the symptoms well…numbness on one side of the body, vision and coordination problems, confusion and/or a severe headache. According to experts, time
When summer hits North Texas, many of us switch to shorts, dresses or skirts as a means of staying cool. But if you struggle with spider or varicose veins and are self-conscious about them, showing
When it comes to heart health, getting a coronary calcium score (sometimes referred to as a cardiac calcium score) may be an important step in learning more about your potential for cardiac and overall health.
You commonly hear about the dangers of high blood pressure, or a reading above 130/80, and ways to prevent hypertension. So you would think the lower your blood pressure reading is, the better, right? While
Chances are, you know a woman affected by heart disease. The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart and can cause a heart attack.
Sudden major health crises like stroke and heart attacks are often extremely frightening and can serve as a wake-up call to the patient and his loved ones. When a survivor returns home, he will likely
When it comes to avoiding stroke, the odds are in men’s favor. So why does stroke remain a serious threat to their health? As many as eight out of 10 strokes are preventable, according to
You may have a sudden, severe headache, feel weak or numb on one side of your face or body, have trouble speaking or understanding, or experience confusion and/or difficulty with your vision or motor coordination.
Earlier this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) expanded its guidelines for two methods of treating strokes to include practices that could prevent strokes and treat smaller strokes, expanding the number of patients who can
It’s no secret that stroke is a major health problem, with close to 800,000 Americans having a stroke each year, but what you might not know is that it affects women at a higher rate